Always connected and always on 7nm new SoC
Qualcomm's Sanjey Mehta, SVP and General manager of compute products, and Miguel Nunes, senior director of compute products, introduced and showed off a few features of the Snapdragon 8cx, a SoC that many called Snapdragon 1000 or 8150/8180. This is a SoC built from the ground up with a bigger Adreno 680 GPU, still fanless and with a lot of new tricks.
Senior director Gary Brotman dilates on future of AI
Snapdragon 855 has a joker card that brings it significantly ahead of the competition of all 7nm players in the Android market. Gary Brotman, a senior director of product management focused on AI, dropped a bomb on the competition confirming that the 4th generation AI platform from Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 is twice times faster than its 7nm Android based competitor.
Qualcomm President Cristiano Amon confirms
Cristiano Amon took the stage at the company’s third technology summit - the second in Maui Hawaii, and showed a 5G prototype phone form-factor device on a live AT&T/Verizon network.
Beating Apple and without being hamstrung by an Intel Modem
Samsung will release its first 5G mobile phone next year, beating Apple by a mile and not having the problem that it will depend on an Intel modem.
December 4, 5 and 6 at 9:00 a.m Hawaii time
The birthplace of the Snapdragon 845 last year, and the birthplace of its successor Snapdragon 855, Maui island in Hawaii, will be where the Third Annual Snapdragon Technology Summit is taking place. For us, that means three out of three.
Sorry Apple you are on the wrong side of history
Smartphone vendors are expected to further lower prices for new models to stimulate replacement demand in 2019.
Higher than Apple A12 Bionic
A leaked score from Antutu benchmark shows that the upcoming Qualcomm Snapdragon 8150 flagship SOC will probably be taking the benchmark throne as it is the first SoC to break the 360k mark in Antutu.
Early results put it below Apple's A12 SoC
With the first smartphone announced with Qualcomm's Snapdragon 8150 SoC, it was just a matter of time before we see some leaks in the usual benchmark databases.
Compared to Cortex A75 Spectint
ARM has shared part of the Always connected PC roadmap that is currently only executed by Qualcomm Snapdragon, and also showed some expected performance projections of the 7nm and 5nm parts.
Brand new chip with bigger GPU
There is a lot of right and wrong information floating around the web about the successor to Qualcomm's Snapdragon 850 and we wanted to set things straight in the face of misleading information. To our knowledge, the new always connected PC chip may not end up branded the SCX8180, but something simpler. And, secondly, it is not a faster 855 overlocked, it is a brand new chip.